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CSPAN
Apr 7, 2010 4:30am EDT
with an announcement that it will seek a fine against toyota of $16 million for failing to notify officials . starting as off is dave shepardson of "detroit news." many people saw the headline -- regulators seeking a fine of $16.40 million against toyota. the statement said "if upheld." why does it say that? >> toyota gets to formally denied decide whether it wants to appeal the fine. this is by far the largest ever find that nhtsa has sought to impose. the previous was $1 million against general motors in 2004. the amounts are symbolic, given that these are companies with hundreds of billions of dollars in revenue. $16 million is a rounding error for them. >> what happens next? have you heard from toyota? have you heard from toyota? if it goes@@@ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ @ is there some history of fines against auto companies? >> it was not until 2000 that fines for increased to $15 million. there are going up at the rate of inflation. with the exception of that 2004 find against general motors, $1 million because they failed to notify nhtsa about when chilled wiper defects in 600,000 vehicles -- the evidence
CSPAN
Apr 6, 2010 8:00pm EDT
against toyota of $16 million for failing to notify officials about the sticky pedals on its cars. we will talk about the role of nhtsa with several guests. we will include your phone calls and your twitter messages. we are going to hear from two former safety administration officials, dr. jeffrey runge, who served during the bush administration, and dr. ricardo martinez, who was nhtsa administrator for president clinton. in our last hour, we will get the auto industry perspective with dave mccurdy, and end with clarence ditlow. starting as off is dave shepardson of "detroit news." many people saw the headline -- regulators seeking a fine of $16.40 million against toyota. the statement said "if upheld." why does it say that? >> toyota gets to formally denied decide whether it wants to appeal the fine. this is by far the largest ever find that nhtsa has sought to impose. the previous was $1 million against general motors in 2004. the amounts are symbolic, given that these are companies with hundreds of billions of dollars in revenue. $16 million is a rounding error for them. >> what ha
CSPAN
Apr 7, 2010 5:30am EDT
levied can send a message not just to toyota but around the world about how we are going to enforce our system. the american system versus the european system -- we rely on you to tell us the truth. in other countries to do tight specifications. you bring me a vehicle. we crash it and approve that type of vehicle. you may treat it a little bit. here, you self certify. i have the right as the administrator to take any car off your line at any time. if it does not meet standards, i can shut down your factory. in a capitalist marketplace that is a powerful tool. the recall apparatus is powerful to. they're saying they believe toyota did not tell the truth. you have to have that integrity for the system to work. >> a phone call from new york -- barbara. you are up. >> that you for taking my call. i have two questions. it seems there were sudden acceleration charges made against bmw a few years ago. i do not remember them being treated the same way toyota is being treated. my second question is -- as i understand it, it has not unproven that there is anything wrong with the cars yet. with na
CSPAN
Apr 7, 2010 6:30am EDT
for auto safety. let me begin with the toyota possibility of getting a fine of $64 million from nhtsa. >> it is a well-deserved fine. first of all, toyota brag about saving $100 million in the format -- in the floormat recall. the imposition financially is peanuts. but it is a symbolic message more than a dollar a message. >> if it is peanuts, does congress me to increase the amount that nhtsa is allowed to find? >> absolutely. one judge imposed a $2.40 billion fine last year. the epa has an unlimited cap. if we matched the epa, it would be $25,000 a vehicle, and no cap whatsoever. >> and that is why nhtsa came forth with an unprecedented amount. >> toyota knew the system. they withheld information from the agency. it made the agency look like a regulator that was not very effective. that is really because it does not have the resources and it does not have the legal tools that it needs. when toyota took advantage of that, the agency had no choice but to levy the maximum fine. >> what should congress do to give it what it needs? >> what congress needs to do is to increase the budget b
CSPAN
Apr 6, 2010 8:30pm EDT
is that the authority to recall vehicles at toyota rests with people in japan. there is concern within congress that someone in the united states should have an authority. that is something i think foreign companies will potentially object to. i think there will be more requirements on safety devices like break shift override and event data recorders and hiking fines, potentially making the penalties topper -- even criminal penalties for an executive that knowingly failed to recall a vehicle. they did not go that far in 2000. but there is so much outrage in congress. i think there is going to be some action. it is a question of how long that takes. in 2000, the tragic act -- v tead acthe tread act passed in a matter of weeks. >> coming up next, your phone calls, your twitter messages, and we will talk to former nhtsa administrator is -- dr. jeffrey runge and dr. ricardo martinez. first, we want to show more testimony from the current administrator at a house oversight subcommittee last month, where he was questioned by two congressmen about nhtsa oversight and current subpoena power. >> there h
CSPAN
Apr 7, 2010 5:00am EDT
in the days and weeks to come on this issue of toyota and investigations overall? >> where to begin. first, they have brought in at nasa and the national academy of sciences to investigate sudden acceleration. the first one is going to take 15 months looking at whether cosmic radiation or other issues could be at issue. the other is to look at the broader issue -- what is the cause of sudden acceleration, not just in toyota but in others? they're going to continue looking at those 70,000 documents and decide whether toyota followed the rules on the other recalls. they are also looking at complaints on the toyota corolla. you have a multitude of investigations. you also see nhtsa being much quicker to investigate other problems. they just opened a preliminary investigation of 6 million gm vehicles for breaking issues. the other thing we have seen at least three times in the last month -- automakers have stopped selling vehicles were they did not have a fix, which was very rare before. >> transportation secretary ray lahood talked about the investigation going forward in february before a ho
CSPAN
Apr 6, 2010 9:00pm EDT
that occur. with toyota, the fact that we are seeing the same sort of issues from other cars from other manufacturers makes you think it could be it is not a floor mat. it could be that there is something in the software or electromagnetic, as nasa is looking at. . . that is where you find if you disregard something that is not in the facts, you could be labeled that you are ignoring. that is not the case. they like to go out and get the problem and solve it. >> we're taking your phone calls this evening about federal oversight. if you want to send this a tweet, go to twittered not, -- twtiter -- twitter.com. >> i just had two quick questions to ask you. did it affect the asian market like it affected the asian market? -- like it affected the u.s. market? is it the sub part parts coming from the asian market? it is not like american steel? >> i do not have the answer of how this has affected the market out of the united states. i would imagine that what is happening is a reflection of what is happening around the world. maybe not with the degree of enthusiasm, but if it is a systemic pr
CSPAN
Apr 6, 2010 9:30pm EDT
, but the reputation. >> what will be the impact on toyota's image? >> they have real bland loyalty with consumers -- real brand loyalty with consumers. i think they survived, they addressed the problems. recalls are part of a regulatory model that works, because even though there has been an increase in the number of recalls. it is a way to remedy potential defects much sooner than otherwise would be the case. >> how do you think the other car companies are going to react? >> it is a process. there really develop a cooperative, working relationship. the underlying case, like what both a doctor runge and dr. martinez were talking about, they talked about saving lives. it is lower than it was in 1954. they really are making vehicles safer. that is a time when the number of drivers have actually doubled, so there is n nhtsa as a success story -- has a success story here. >> there's an expectation that this is an electronic issue, not necessarily a pedal defect as toyota has said. if it is an electronic issue, to electronic companies need to come forward with their software codes and tell the public
CSPAN
Apr 7, 2010 6:00am EDT
information. the problem is, the toyota thing in some of these others, [inaudible] the auto industry has@@@@@@@ br$ and the auto industry has put in and -- about giving the codes out so that people can get the correct information. >> dr. martinez? >> well, you know, it is true. at general motors, we first learned about the chip onboard from general motors. we did a crash investigation that cost us $14,000. very concerned. the gentleman had almost pulled out to seat belt. we figured there was a defect. we calculated $14,000. a 22-26-mile-per-hour crash. this thing shouldn't fail. general motors, it turn out the crash was 56 miles an hour. we said where did you do that? we have to put this information in. general motors has always allowed and i think ford, too, to allow anybody to download the information. the other companies, some have said this is proprietary information. they could talk about things like whether they had the brake on or not and speed and things like that. . sh re been concerns about the integrity of the box. if you look at the emergency medical service prov
FOX News
Apr 7, 2010 7:00pm EDT
>> shepard: brand new trouble for toyota. now word of an email before the vehicle recall and it is revealing. plus, new developments in the race to save the miners. i'm shepard smith. the news starts now. >> coal mine something a way of life for our families around here. >> shepard: when disaster strikes, folks here pull together. >> these are very, very strong people. >> shepard: crews have drilled. >> they cut through 1,093 feet. >> they have signaled. >> we banged on the pipe for 15 minutes or so. >> shepard: and all the while families have waited for news. >> it's just a sad situation. >> shepard: tonight, the latest development in the disaster at the mine. plus, leader vs. leader. tonight, reports of a simmering feud between president obama and the afghan president harmid karzai. all of this while tens of thousands of american troops are over there fighting a war first from fox this wednesday night, coal mining, it's connected to each and every one of us across this great nation. according to government accounts, half of the electricity we use in this country comes f
CSPAN
Apr 7, 2010 10:00am EDT
those words with an announcement that it will seek a fine against toyota of $16 million for failing to notify officials . starting as off is dave shepardson of "detroit news." many people saw the headline -- regulators seeking a fine of $16.40 million against toyota. the statement said "if upheld." why does it say that? >> toyota gets to formally denied decide whether it wants to appeal the fine. this is by far the largest ever find that nhtsa has sought to impose. the previous was $1 million against general motors in 2004. the amounts are symbolic, given that these are companies with hundreds of billions of dollars in revenue. $16 million is a rounding error for them. >> what happens next? have you heard from toyota? if it goes to court, how long would the process take? >> toyota has two weeks to respond and say they will pay the fine or challenge it. nhtsa has to decide if it is going to uphold the fine. if toyota continues to challenge it, they will go to the district court to get a job to uphold it. that process could take several months if toyota decides to fight it. >> the tra
CSPAN
Apr 6, 2010 10:00pm EDT
have similar problems like we have seen with toyota that consumers do not know about? >> every manufacturer has a problem. in terms of unintended acceleration, toyota is far and away -- they can't explain what goes wrong, and the government has done investigations with no for it -- floormat. it comes down to electronics. toyota hasn't gotten to the bottom of that, and it does not make sense. >> mark in new york, go ahead. >> am i on? >> you are, go ahead. go ahead with your question or comment. >> i wanted asked about the new cars they had today. i know they have in your bodies and they are small. but i want to know, how come they don't make any cars like he 225 -- the 225 that had the long bodies? . . >> you was on a dirt road, turning onto pavement and as he turned about 15 or 20 miles per hour, thankfully, he did not hit anything because there was nothing to hit. he did not go over a bump, nothing. we immediately -- his airbag went off. onstar came on. i almost took that same truck and would have been out on a double highway if i was in the same situation. he had started t i
CSPAN
Apr 7, 2010 1:00pm EDT
to the fine that nhtsa is seeking against toyota -- $16.40 million? >> if the evidence points to the fact that toyota was withholding information from regulators and the public it is appropriate. that fine level is relatively new. it is a new authority from the tread act that was passed in response to the ford at firestone issue -- the ford firestone issue. before that, the fine was down in the hundreds of thousands. we were the first ones to cross that million dollar barrel. ford was slow to report a windshield wiper defect that was a safety threat. going to $16 million, to the full extent of the law, sends a message to the industry that they are serious. >> i read one critics saying that "toyota embarrassed the agency and that is where this is coming from." what do you think? >> the agency's mission oriented. it does not have all of the tools it might need. it is usually outgunned by the global industry. this was critic for a national industry. we transitioned to a global industry. it is trying to maintain the rules. what you do is you find people who have gone over the rules and you ho
ABC
Apr 7, 2010 6:00pm EDT
. >>> explosive new relations and the toyota investigation. the associated press is reporting five days before toyota announced a massive recall, the u.s. toyota executives wrote an internal email, "we need to come clean about accelerator pedal problems and the time to hide on this is over." accusations have been made to the effect we avenue about the accelerator pedal problems months before issuing the recall. >>> the fbi has arrested a california man for making threatening phone calls to house speaker nancy pelosi. the fbi said the man made calls to her home in california and washington and he knew her home address. >>> president obama is flying to prague to sign a strategic arms reduction agreement with his russian counterpart, dmitri megadeath. it requires the cold war rivals to cut their nuclear arsenals by nearly one-third. the president said the u.s. will use conventional, not nuclear weapons, against non-nuclear states, even in the event of a chemical or biological attack. next week, mr. obama boasts dozens of world leaders in washington for a nuclear security summit. >>> to radical cl
CBS
Apr 7, 2010 6:00am EDT
's the beltway at 295. this is brought to you by toyota. a lot of people wonder about the recalls and to get the facts and the latest, go to wjz.com. >>> good morning, ron, how are you? >>> well, we're always happy to do a school like this. hamsted hill academy, one of the best schools in the country and one of the greenest and now, they're up for a $15,000 prize and they're depending on your vote. >> reporter: call it compost 101. kids from the school all contribute to their school garden. >> we make a little pile for the compost. >> reporter: from growing and maintaining and cooking. >> we pull weeds and yes plant plants. we try to make fun and good healthy meals to eat them. >> reporter: they grow herbs and vegetables and fruits. we don't get to do it much in the homes and to have it at school is great. >> reporter: the school is part of the green hero grant and they made the cut to the top 5. now, online votes could get them $15,000. >> and making healthy eating fun and pleasurable will get further than just preaching to kids about the servings of fruits and semitables they need -- fruit
WNUV
Apr 7, 2010 12:30am EDT
could be forced to pay. >> toyota fights back. with a -- what the car maker is doing to keep selling vehicles. >> and the orioles get the season started on the road. how they did against the rays. >> live in high definition, from wbff tv in baltimore, this is fox 45 news "late edition". >> hello again, i am jennifer gilbert. jeff barnd is off tonight. if you drive a car, you need insurance, and the price tag on that insurance, could be going up. if a new bill passes. john rydell reports, the state senate takes up a plan that could lead to an increase in car insurance rates. >> state lawmakers are bitterly divided over whether to increase the amount of insurance that a other drivers if they areect involved in accidents. a bill to increase the minimum amount of liability coverage drivers must carry has passed the house. almost 250,000 drivers would wind up paying more in premiums. supporters say the bill would actually help to pay for medical costs for those seriously injured in crashes, but opponents call it an indirect tax hike. >> it will be disproportionate on the low income, even
FOX
Apr 6, 2010 11:00pm EDT
't have to pay for the shipping. >>> back state side toyota still operating in damage control mode. shaun shaun back with your fox 5 top five -- shawn yancy back with your fox 5 top five. >> toyota's car trouble could mean a good deal for you. the automaker is extending its incentive deadline through april. look for discounts on eight different models. toyota is also offering zero financing and free maintenance program. >>> number four, what were you doing this morning at 11:33? a new study claims that time of day on a tuesday morning is the most productive time of the week. a british research firm found overall on tuesdays 93% of employees are ready to work but by wednesday that energy starts decreasing. >>> number three, read the directions carefully before you take a prescription pill. aew study found prescription overdoses are now the second leading cause of unintentional injury in the u.s. from 1999 to 2006, the number of people admitted to the hospital for prescription drug poisoning jumped by 65%. >>> number two, great news for fans of ben's chili bowl. you'll now be able to feast
FOX News
Apr 7, 2010 9:00am EDT
size underneath that seat, too. new developments on toyota, reports suggesting the company notified the european distribute tors about sticking -- distributors and sticky gas pedals weeks before telling the u.s. government and why would that be, if true and the fox business network, cheryl casony is working that sorry, and the information shows toyota hid the information from the u.s. on purpose? >> it potentially could show that, yes, they hid it from the u.s., and, they also mischaracterized the issues, with the vehicles. and it goes back to september, bill, for toyota, they notified europe, western european distribute tors in israel and turkey of sudden acceleration and brake problems and toyota still maintains, as of today, these were separate issues. and expect that that of course is going to be questioned, going forward. because they say we notified europe about these issues but the u.s. issues were different. but, if you look at the documents, bill, the associated press pulled together, and examined, the same documents that ray lahood, the transportation secretary looked at,
ABC
Apr 7, 2010 6:00am EDT
the next five years to meet funding requirements. the pension plans could fail. 1 million people. toyota it is extending the incentives that fueled sales last month. the promotions launched an incentive war that lifted sales for most automakers in march. you are tired of those fees at the airlines, get ready for one more. spirit airlines will become the first carrier to charge for carry-on bags. it will cost up to $45 each way to use the overhead bins. and that is your "money scope" report. i am vinita nair. >> wow. wonder if other airlines will follow suit. but it gets more expensive. avel lightly. >> 6:22, 70 degrees. >> another side effect of the recession -- birth rates are taking a tumble. >> later on "oprah," it is the program everyone seems to be talking about. you will be in goal behind the scenes of "glee." >>> some health news now. the birth rate fell in 2008 probably because of the recession. birth rates decline for teenage mothers. the birth rate among women in their forties rose 4%. these women probably felt they did not have the luxury of waiting for better economic times.
ABC
Apr 6, 2010 11:00pm EDT
loved ones. [ pickles barks ] now, that's progressive. call or click today. >>> the toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealers -- moving forward. >> all kinds of things happening at redskins park. "mccoy -- colt mccoy visited and donovan mcnabb was introduced this afternoon. he has the aura of a superstar. where is number five? the redskins are working on a contract extension that will pay $14 million a year. he worked out with his new teammates today and is already rallying the troops. >> the players who are willing to put their time in and buy into the system which mike shanahan is bringing, spending time together, pushing each other. that says a lot for the way things have been in the previous years. you might not have had that type of participation. for us to be able to put it on a football field -- is being reported that albert hale is worth could be traded back to the titans. he was offered in a donovan mcnabb trade. the skins would like to unload his mega contract. these kids look to strengthen their offensive line. oklahoma tackle greg williams maybe the sk
FOX
Apr 7, 2010 6:00pm EDT
.myfoxdc.com. >>> and following breaking news on a bombshell e-mail from a toyota executive. the "associated press" reports that five days before the massive recall, an executive wrote, quote, we need to come clean. the ap said the e-mail came from herve miller, a company vice president and went on to say, quote, the time to hide on this one is over, and quotes, we're not protecting our customers by keeping this quiet. the report claims that miller wrote the e-mail as toyota officials were on their way to washington to discuss accelerator problems with the federal regulators. >>> friends and family are burying two -- funeral services were held today for boyd. the 18-year-old and three others were shot and killed last week on south capitol street in southeast. the mourners gathered at a funeral home to say their final goodbyes and serves were held for 19-year-old william jones. they gathered at the temple of praise to pay their respects. the 17-year-old nelson was killed on tuesday and jones was also killed. >>> armed officers surrounded three prestigious private schools in the district. they locked down th
WETA
Apr 7, 2010 6:30pm EDT
. they'd also have to expand their disclosure to investors. >> tom: a twist tonight in the toyota recall saga. the associated press has learned that a u.s. toyota executive wrote an email to higher ups at the auto giant five days before a massive recall. it said, quote, "we need to come clean" about accelerator problems. the a.p. obtained the internal email written by irv miller, toyota group's vice president for environment and public affairs. the note went on to say, quote, "the time to hide on this one is over." miller has since retired. >> susie: in the "money file" tonight, why foreign bond funds can be a dicey choice for everyday investors. here's eric schurenberg, editor- in-chief at "cbs moneywatch". >> one of the pillars of a well-rounded investment portfolio is international stocks. you own some, don't you? owning foreign stock funds lets you ride economies that may be healthier than ours, and lets you earn some of your investment profits in a currency other than the dollar. so when the dollar falls, your foreign stock funds rise, because they pay off in a currency that's sudde
ABC
Apr 7, 2010 5:00am EDT
. out washington" at 5:30. >> new details about the state gas pedal problems of toyota.amt to know about it. >> i am courtney robinson live in northwe. it seems the washington teachers union and d.c. public schools might have a tentative agreement. what does that mean for teachers? i will tell you. teachers? i will tell you. >> another you might know that it has protein, but whole soy's also naturally packed... with fiber, antioxidants and other nutrients. trients. and look for delicious new blueberry soyjoy. >>> we have breaking news at this hour. every 10 minutes. let's start with adam caskey. i read d.c. ambulance crews have been responding a lot calls they are not this heat. >> we doe the intense humidity we often see with this kind of heat in the summertime. that is a break. today will be another hot day just like yesterday. we broke the record at dulles airpor we tied it at bwi. another mild start today. near 90 again today. sunny and hot. but t be cooler but still above average with afternoon and thunderstorms, some ofcouldown . >> i will talk about quiet traffic right now as far
CBS
Apr 7, 2010 5:00pm EDT
toyota announced a massive recall, a u.s. company executive wrote in an internal e-mail, quote, we need to come clean about accelerator problems. toyota's recently retired group wrote the time to hide on this one is over. the internal e-mail came as toyota officials were on their way to washington to discuss the problems with federal regulators. >> extra doses of antioxidant vitamins do not help cut the chances of one of the most dangerous complications of pregnancy. it's a potentially deadly spike in blood pressure that can spike as the pregnancy increases. this nih funded study that is out in the new england journal of medicine says the supplements don't make a difference. so, the take home message to women, stick to your prenatal multivitamin. >>> the debate over autism and vaccines keeps on going. despite a recent court ruling and a lot of scientific evidence that found no connection between the two. a local group of experts address the controversy today and what they call a dangerous movement against vaccines. peggy fox reports. >> katherine believes without a doubt that her son
NBC
Apr 7, 2010 6:30pm EDT
toyota. our own kelly o'donnell on capitol hill has obtained an internal e-mail written by a company executive here in the u.s. just five days before toyota announced a massive recall. in the e-mail, the company executive acknowledges the company has accelerator pedal problems. goes on to say, "we are not protecting our consumers by keeping this quiet. the time to hide on this one is over. we need to come clean." look for a lot more on this story tomorrow. >>> second story tonight concerns the airline business. news of a possible blockbuster merger combining two big brand names in the air, cnbc's david faber is with us to talk about it. what are the names and what is the likelihood here? >> the names are ual and usair. most likely it will probably happen, although it is weeks away and there are plenty of things to come in terms of hurdles they have to overcome. the airlines are still facing a prospect of not make anything money. you can charge as many people as you want for their bags, ultimately one of the best ways they perceive to actually be in a position to profit is by merging.
CBS
Apr 7, 2010 7:00pm EDT
on toyota's troubles. e-mails obtained by the associated press show that company executives wrestled with how to deal with sticking accelerator pedals. in january, five dayss before announcing a massive recall, an american vice president wrote "we are not protecting our customers by keeping this quiet." and "the time has come to not hide on this one." toyota had no comment today. if you've had a heart attack caused by a completely blocked artery, another heart attack could be lurking, waiting to strike. a heart attack caused by a clot, one that could be fatal. but plavix helps save lives. plavix taken with other heart medicines, goes beyond what other heart medicines do alone, to provide greater protection against heart attack or stroke and even death by helping to keep blood platelets from sticking together and forming clots. ask your doctor about plavix. protection that helps save lives. people with stomach ulcers or other conditions that cause bleeding should not use plavix. taking plavix alone or with some other medicines including aspirin may increase bleeding risk, so tell your
FOX
Apr 7, 2010 4:25am EDT
, purses and laptops that might fit under your seat. >>> toyota is extending its incentive deal through april. look for lease discounts on eight models including the camry, the corolla and the rav 4. toyota is also offering zero financing and there is a free maintenance program. >>> for fans of ben's chili bowl, can you feast on some of your favorites at the potomac nationals game. they will be serving up half smoked burgers and chili. >>> too much extra weight around the waistline has landed a maryland town back in the news. fox 5's beth parker visited the people of hagerstown to get their take. >> reporter: welcome to hagerstown where the gym is right near the super buffet. is that tempting in. >> no. >> report: that is because 6 #-year-old march union watches what she seats an exercises. her husband got her started and just the other day. >> he said honey you're look good. he said you'll be out here look for another man. i said i don't think so. >> reporter: if shdid look, what would she find? this is the list of the most obese places in the country and they say hagerstown is on the
NBC
Apr 7, 2010 11:00am EDT
effects. miralax. restore your body's natural rhythm. >> new documents reveal that toyota released internal repair guidelines for sticky gas pedals in europe months before warning the u.s. about the problem. the a.p. reports toyota issued the guidelines the same day it told the u.s. government it was recalling loose floor mats. transportation secretary ray lahood says toyota made a huge mistake by not revealing the problems sooner. federal regulators fined the automaker a record $16.4 million for not disclosing the problem southeastern. >> well, the dow has started this wednesday down. let's check with cnbc's courtney reagan live with that and the rest of the day's business headlines. >> good morning, pat. stocks are down right now. i see the dow is down about 33 points. we've been around that range for most of the morning and ended mixed yesterday. the fed did reiterate its pledge to keep interest rates low for an extended period. no no specific guideline given. investors listening very carefully every time bernanke speaks. europe a touch lower. fed chairman bernanke will speak th
Univision
Apr 7, 2010 6:30pm EDT
angeles, jaime garcía, univisión >> 5 días antes de la empresa toyota anuncia el retiro masivo de vehículo, un funcionario en estados unidos, swib yo un mensaje que dice, de confesar que hay problemas con los acelerador. escribió se agotó el tiempo de ocultar esta situación, otra noticia hoy en américa latina. guatemala, el ministro del gobernador el país venezuela, el presidente chávez anuncia la renovación de un acuerdo de cooperación necon uruguay recibirá 40 mil barriles más, y franklin, le puso fin a una la huelga de hambre que hace 39 días dijo que des asistía por el que clamor >> enrique >> con la información de última hora >> muchas gracias a ti esta noche en noticiero univisión, última hora continúa la amplia cobertura en el estado de emergencia que deja más de cien fallecido en río de janeiro brasil. vean esta escena. de texas donde un vehículo se estrello contra una oficina de vehículo postal. y este conocido personaje, hombre araña vuelve hacer de las suyas, esto y más a esta hora >> regresamos >> una pausa más a la vuelta, buena calificación, para niñ
FOX News
Apr 7, 2010 6:00pm EDT
. thank you. >>> the "associated press" reports toyota executive wrote an internal e-mail that the company needed to, "come clean" about accelerator problems just five days before it announced a massive recall. a.p. says toyota warned european, russian, and middle eastern distributors about the problems months before it notified american regulators. general morl motors says it los $4.3 billion in the last half of 2009 as it struggled to repay government loans and emerge from bankruptcy, but they say there is a chance it will be profitable this year. the nation's largest auto maker reports a large gain in domestic market share in the first three months of 2010. >>> stocks were down today. the dow lost 72.5. the s&p 500 dropped 7. nasdaq gave back 5 2/3. >>> one of president obama's top economic advisors paul volcker is talking about a controversial new tax to help battle the deficit. fox business network correspondent peter barnes is here to tell us about the value-added tax. otherwise known as the v.a.t. good evening, peter. what is the v.a.t.? >> well, it's basically a national sales tax
FOX
Apr 7, 2010 5:00pm EDT
. new developments in the accelerator problem that forced toyota to recall millions of vehicles. "the associated press" learned that five days before toyota announced the massive nationwide recall, a company executive wrote an internal e- mail and that message read, quote, we need to come clean about accelerator problems that went on to say the time to hide on this one is over and we're protecting the customers by keeping this quiet. we'll continue to follow the story and bring you more as we get it. >>> they all want to be stars but what really goes on when the idol hopefuls are off the stage. a day in the life of idol is coming up. >>> plus, good news for bernie madoff victims. the cash is coming. the apartment is finally off the market. wait until you hear who signed on the dotted line. >>> and tune in to fox 5 morning news tomorrow. steve cheveney sits down with the first lady michelle obama for a one-on-one introduce. her first spots in and around d.c. as she's adjusting to life in the nation's capitol. it's all coming your way here. ith
WETA
Apr 7, 2010 7:00pm EDT
increased since then. just before toyota announced a huge recall. the associated press reported today the warning was contained in an internal e-mail by irv miller, a company vice president. he since has retired. in the e-mail miller said "we are not protecting our costumers by keeping this quiet." the automaker had no immediate response for the report. for the record, toyota is an underwriter of the new england. the former chairman of the federal reserve-- alan greenspan -- today defended his actions during the run-up to the financial crisis. he appeared before a bipartisan commission, at a hearing focused on sub-prime mortgages. those loans went bad in droves and fueled the meltdown in 2008. the panel's chairman said it was the fed's fault. greenspan blamed mortgage lending giants fannie mae and freddie mac for pushing the risky loans. >> mr. chairman, why, in the face of all that, did you not act to contain abusive, deceptive subprime lending? why did you allow it to become such an infection in the marketplace? >> i think things were better than they would have been. were they enou
ABC
Apr 7, 2010 6:00pm EDT
the driver of the toyota. >>> and we want you to take a look at this. police say this man and another man robbed the harvard bank in downtown baltimore just last month. one suspect apparently went to the vault while the others held employees on the floor at gunpoint. the thieves got away with an undetermined amount of cash. >>> and baltimore county police say the person in this picture right here stole credit cards from a locker at the maryland athletic club on timonium road. now, one of the credit cards stolen last month was apparently used at a parkville convenience store to buy cigarettes. this person is also wanted in connection with thefts at the club between last october an january of this year. police believe he drives a silver mitsubishi galant with a sunroof and has temporary tags. >>> well, mccormick and company out of baltimore county is pulling some of its seasonings off store shelves. the volunteer recall involves packages of its fajitas issening mix because they contain certain undeclared wheat and milk immigrants that could be harmful to people with allergies. the effective
CNBC
Apr 7, 2010 11:00am EDT
with analysts and investors today for gm the focus is profits and the timetable for an ipo. for toyota about getting past the recall fiasco. phil lebeau is listening in on the details. what did you hear? >> general motors gave us the fourth quarter financial updates july 10th through the end of last year and a couple of things stand out here. overall, the loss was $4.3 billion, $3.4 billion in the united states. during the conference call cfo chris lidel said it was close that the company was to break even when you strip out one-time charges. that's the first time that we heard them say that they are this close to break even. they have roughly $36 billion in cash and equivalence on hand. he plans to underpromise and overdeliver as gm moves towards getting back in the black. >> we are committed to repaying the balance off by june of this year. significantly adhered of the or original repayment schedule. after we repay the loans, our shareholders to complete a successful public offering as soon as it makes sense. i know there is a huge interest in when that might actually be and the best i can
PBS
Apr 6, 2010 9:00pm EDT
many men i got? it takes a toll on you. 17a, you're going to have a white toyota truck pulled up against the guardrail, sandwiched up against... when i get done, i just want to close my eyes. my body's not physically fatigued, but my eyes are fatigued. and when you're moving large numbers of personnel and equipment around, you don't get a lot of rest. the people that are planning the mission, they look at a map of what it's going to take to get from point a to point b, and how long it's going to be. but they don't take in consideration what could happen on the road. >> scranton: it was clear what was making bad voodoo's missions so long. attacks like this one, at a base in kirkuk, where the convoy was briefly resting and refueling, could keep them trapped in place for hours. >> it's code red right now. as soon as we were leaving the tent, an explosion went off-- which probably means indirect fire-- and then the alarms went off. "code red" means everyone needs to get inside and take cover. unless it goes down to yellow, then we're not going to be leaving. >> it's getting worse! >>
CNBC
Apr 7, 2010 6:00am EDT
or not toyota's problems with the prius, which is the hybrid, mean good things for the technology that gosn has been championing which is electric. because they are a competition in some ways. >> right. different set of struggles. you have to make sure there's an infrastructure within a country. >>> financial crisis inquiry hearing brings in a host of big-name witnesses. our mary thompson joins us with more. mary. >> well, it's a three-part hearing today with the star witness being, of course, former federal reserve chairman alan greenspan. he kicks things off today at 9:00 eastern this morning. his focus, subprime lending and how it contributed to the financial crisis. greenspan cited for playing a key role in the housing crisis as the federal reserve kept short-term rates low for much of his tenure at the central bank. we don't know what greenspan will say, but if a march paper he wrote for the brookings institute is a guideline, he'll repeat that monetary policy is not to blame for the crises. greenspan instead citing a convergence of events that included the rapid growth of and high savings
CSPAN
Apr 7, 2010 8:15am EDT
and karzai could be canceled. documents obtained showed that toyota warned distributors through europe about sticking accelerator pedals. those warnings came weeks before the company told the u.s. regulators about the problem. north korea has sentenced an american teacher to eight years of hard labor. and ordered him to pay a $7,000 fine actor he got illegally into the country. he is the fourth u.s. citizen to be detained since last year. finally, work continues at a mine in the west virginia. rescuers have gotten a response to possible survivors. the blast killed 25 and left four missing. it is the worst u.s. mining accident in over two decades. >> first lady, michele obama focusing on fighting childhood obesity, sits down to date with the studentcam winner of honolulu. his documentary was on childhood abuse. others will join the conversation from around the country. it will be live at 11:00 a.m. eastern. >> this week on c-span 2, a special primetime presentation. tonight the following offers. -- authors. it all begins at 7:00 p.m. eastern on c-span2. >> i know what the challenges, and we a
MSNBC
Apr 7, 2010 4:00pm EDT
's a meaning executive or the banking executive or folks at toyota who were selling cars that they were getting infinite complaints about, as long as there's no personal it's much easier to let people die or transfer risk to governments than it is to have to deal with anything -- you know it's expensive. like, if you actually created mining safety, understanding that coal costs about half of what natural gas costs, it's way more profitable as a power generation fuel, you're talking about really cutting into profits if you make these things safe, you know? >> well, i don't know, dylan. we did a study i worked on an ilo report years ago, and we did a study on safe and profitable mines. and what we found out was that the most profitable mines in the united states were the most productive mines and they were the safest mines and those were energy west out west. formally utah power and light. some console mines and an ohio valley -- and a mine that's now closed in ohio. but -- because they ran out of coal reserves. but you know basically your theory is not really true. it doesn't hold up. that you'
CNN
Apr 7, 2010 11:00am EDT
to the union's retirement plan. on the other side, ford and toyota reporting profits for the same period. rio de janeiro, more than 11 inches of rain fed triggering deadly mud and mudslides. death toll is 100 and expected to climb. more rain in the forecast today. another check of your top stories. ♪ what if one little pop ♪ could open a world of wonder ? ♪ ♪ so sensory ♪ so satisfying ♪ the discovery ♪ never seems to stop ♪ ♪ it's the magic friskies ♪ ♪ makes happen ♪ every day ♪ in so many ways ♪ friskies ♪ feed the senses [ male announcer ] competition... it pushes us to work harder. to be better. to win. but sometimes even rivals realize they share a common goal. america's beverage companies have removed full-calorie soft drinks from schools, reducing beverage calories by 88%. together with schools, we're helping kids make more balanced choices every day. ♪ ah looks like somebody's a winner. ha, not me! cause shipping is a hassle. different states, different rates. not with priority mail flat rate boxes from the postal service, if it fits it ships anywhere
CNBC
Apr 7, 2010 9:00am EDT
. you heard some of that from phil lebeau. and we're waiting on more information from toyota. we're back in two minutes. . i switched to commodities. there's even more volatility in markets like gold and crude oil, and i can go long or short any time, with no special rules. commodities? yeah, and commodities always have value, unlike some stocks. well, how'd you get started? lind-waldock. call lind-waldock, the premier futures broker, at 800-445-2000 and see if commodities are right for you. i've been growing algae for 35 years. most people try to get rid of algae, and we're trying to grow it. the algae are very beautiful. they come in blue or red, golden, green. algae could be converted into biofuels... that we could someday run our cars on. in using algae to form biofuels, we're not competing with the food supply. and they absorb co2, so they help solve the greenhouse problem, as well. we're making a big commitment to finding out... just how much algae can help to meet... the fuel demands of the world. >>> we begin this hour with a one-two punch of breaking news. on capitol hill, forme
FOX News
Apr 7, 2010 11:00am EDT
developments concerning toyota. according to documents obtained by the associated press, the company notified its european distributers about sticky gas pedals and other problems with the corolla model weeks before telling the u.s. government. jon: there's a major showdown that pits animal lovers against each other. on one side, cat lovers. on the other side, those who love birds. and who's caught in the middle? taxpayers. adam houseley, live in los angeles for us. what's going on with these animal activists feuding in california, adam? >> reporter: yeah, jon. simply put, it's cats versus birds here in los angeles. some groups claim literally thousands of ferrell cats here in --er ifal cats here, so there was a plan in place where the city co-sponsored a private group that would go out, trap these cats and then sterilize them releasing them eight or nine days later. well, the audubon society says, hold on, more than one million birds are killed by these cats every year, so they filed a lawsuit. the courts agreed with them and stopped the city funding. the private group is still doing it, but
NBC
Apr 7, 2010 7:00am EDT
. toyota. and the new sienna on youtube. lipcolor like you've never felt before. new revlon colorburst lipstick. impossibly light feel, intensely rich color. together at last. revlon colorburst lipstick. it's love at first swipe. ♪ (female announcer) if you want to slim them down, wear them out, or clean them up, you can find exactly what you need during the petsmart solutions sale. save up to 20% on hundreds of items! right now, at petsmart. medication to lower your bad cholesterol but your good cholesterol and triglycerides are still out of line? then you may not be seeing the whole picture. ask your doctor about trilipix. statin to lower bad cholesterol, along with diet, adding trilipix can lower fatty triglycerides and raise good cholesterol to help improve all three cholesterol numbers. trilipix has not been shown to prevent heart attacks or stroke more than a statin alone. trilipix is not for everyone, including people with liver, gallbladder, or severe kidney disease, or nursing women. tell your doctor about all the medicines you take and if you are pregnant or may become preg
HLN
Apr 7, 2010 12:00pm EDT
to one-time charges. the automaker fared much worse than ford and toyota. gm did say that it sees a strong chance of returning to profitability this year. meanwhile, federal reserve chairman ben bernanke is sounding more upbeat about the country's economic outlook speaking in texas today. he said it's his best guess that economic conditions will continue to imfloouf year and added that growth will be strong enough to slowly reduce the unemployment rate, but he cautioned we're not out of the woods yet. tomorrow we'll get the weekly jobless claims report. analysts expect little change from last week for americans filing for first-time benefits. >> appreciate it, steph. thank you. ju . >>> just when you thought flying couldn't get more expensive, another airline plans another fee. spirit an line plans to charge for carry-on bags. $45 if you pay at the gate. $30 if you plan and pay in advance. members of the their club can get discounts. personal items like purses and laptops that fit under the seat will still be free and you can still wear your shoes and all that stuff, too. the spac
FOX
Apr 7, 2010 5:00am EDT
a troubleshooting page on its web site to try to help the users. >>> toyota extending the deadline on its newent septemberives through the end of the month. the company will continue to offer discounts on leases on eight models including the camry, the corolla and rav 4. they are also offering zero financing and a maintenance program. >>> electric cars are already rolling off the assembly line but consumer still have a lot questions about practicality, cost and power. fox 5's money reporter melanie alnwick introduces to us a local company that is working on the answers. >> reporter: every day you charge your phone and your computer. what you f. you had to charge your car once, twice a day. russell rankin has 10 electric cars to charge daily for his e- cruisers in annapolis. >> i use my brother's house, my own house, some friends' houses. i knew every coke machine in three states and the district of columbia. >> reporter: as electric vehicles start hitting the roads, few condos and businesses will want cars sucking up their power for free. >> i said, yeah, that is interesting. that is a problem i
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